World Series 2010

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Giants Near Crown With Game 4 Win

Historic shutout over Texas puts San Francisco up 3-1

(Newser) - The San Francisco Giants completely outplayed Texas once again last night, beating the Rangers 4-0 to move within one win of the championship that has eluded them for so long. Pitcher Madison Bumgarner silenced the Texas bats and a festive crowd, while Aubrey Huff and Buster Posey backed the 21-year-old... More »

Rangers Rein In Giants, 4-2

First Series win in franchise history

(Newser) - The Rangers last night showed San Francisco that even their scores are bigger in Texas, notching their first victory in the World Series 4-2, after taking two beatings in California. Egged on by Rangers' royalty George W Bush and Nolan Ryan, the AP reports, Texas quickly slid into its comfort... More »

Giants Slaughter Rangers 9-0

San Francisco takes 2-0 Series lead

(Newser) - Fans jumped up and down, shaking orange pompoms, waving scarves and chanting "Sweep! Sweep!" While the Giants are looking more and more like a baseball juggernaut, they're only halfway to their first World Series title in 56 years. They hope to wrap it up on the road. "... More »

Giants Hammer Rangers in 11-7 Slugfest

I'm sorry, did someone order a pitcher's duel?

(Newser) - Cliff Lee. Tim Lincecum. With starters like that, Game One of the World Series was supposed to be a pitcher's duel. Instead, the normally light-hitting Giants tagged Lee for 6 runs amidst an 11-7 slugfest, the AP reports. Freddy Sanchez hit three doubles, and Juan Uribe broke the game open... More »

Giants Headed to World Series

Send Phillies home in nail-biter

(Newser) - The San Francisco Giants let it go right down to the wire last night, with Juan Uribe hitting a tie-breaking home-run with two outs in the eighth to hold off the Phillies and gain a World Series berth for the first time since 2002. "We had such a diversity... More »

Texas Rangers Head to 1st World Series

Beat the Yankees 6-1 in Game 6

(Newser) - Fireworks and confetti filled the Texas sky, flags were raised, and players doused each other with ginger ale last night—and with good reason: The Texas Rangers will advance to their first World Series in the franchise's 39-year history. And to make their berth even more satisfying, the Rangers earned... More »

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